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Actor, storyteller and teaching artist Bibi Mam...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Oral Storytelling At The Old Globe, Italian Film Festival And A Virtual Goth Night

Sept. 24
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our arts and culture picks for the weekend ahead feature an oral tradition workshop, innovative digital theater, the launch party for the San Diego Italian Film Festival, a new protest photography exhibition, a livestreamed goth night from the Casbah and songwriter Amenta Abioto.

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'Society Of Wonder' Uses Puppetry To Deliver Social Commentary

Sept. 23
By Beth Accomando

"The Society of Wonder" suggests that every backyard contains a secret portal to an underground kingdom of inspiration and hope. The six-part series of videos from Animal Cracker Conspiracy just premiered online as the latest entry in La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls, or Digital Wow Festival.

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San Diego Opera's 'La Bohème' To Get The Drive-In Treatment

Sept. 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

San Diego Opera's production to be one of the first live operas to resume performances in the United States.

A work by regional artist Beliz Iristay is part...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Cosmo Whyte And Beliz Iristay, Dance Film, Latino Film Festival And The Niceties

Sept. 17
By Julia Dixon Evans

The new normal in the arts and culture scene in San Diego is an ever-evolving mix of formats and this weekend has it all: in-person gallery experiences, virtual theater and dance, and digital film festivals.

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Summer Music: Indian K Explores His Identity In 'Duality 2'

Sept. 17
By Alison St John, Kurt Kohnen

The hip-hop artist Indian K is a member of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians. He spent the early part of his childhood living on his tribe’s reservation. His life has taken him on a long and winding road through foster care and prison and back into the community as a respected musician.

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For The Hausmann Quartet, The Music Sets Sails Again (Sort Of)

Sept. 17
By Julia Dixon Evans

San Diego string quartet to perform aboard the Maritime Museum's Berkeley ship and stream diverse classical picks to your landlocked home.

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Summer Music: Voices Of Our City Choir

Sept. 10
By Kurt Kohnen, Maureen Cavanaugh

This summer, the entire nation had the chance to meet the group of homeless musicians and singers who first assembled in a small metal church in 2016. As contestants on "America’s Got Talent," the group has wowed the judges and moved into the contest's semi-finals.

Ray Chambers and Hawthorne James perform in Nor...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Blues, Douglass Versus Lincoln, And Remembering Voz Alta

Sept. 10
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts and culture picks deliver in-person art at Best Practice, the San Diego Blues Fest and North Coast Rep's new production of 'Necessary Sacrifices.'

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'Portaleza' Reimagines What An Online Experience Can Be

Sept. 9
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse’s WOW, or Without Walls, Festival was forced online by COVID-19. But as a site-specific event, the restrictions of quarantine have simply become a creative challenge. The latest Digital WOW work to debut is "Portaleza" and displays an innovative approach to creating a virtual experience.

Songwriter Al Howard and his mom Marian in an u...

Summer Music: San Diego Songwriter Alfred Howard Teams Up With His Mom For New Project

Sept. 3
By Alison St John, Julia Dixon Evans, Kurt Kohnen

As part of a new multimedia project, Alfred Howard is writing 100 songs — each one accompanied by an original watercolor painting by his mother.

Clockwise from top left: work by Griselda Rosas...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Latinx Theater, San Diego Art Prize, Performance Art And Math Rock

Sept. 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

In San Diego this weekend, you'll find new plays by emerging and acclaimed voices in Latinx theater, a couple of in-person visual art experiences, and an instrumental rock performance live streamed from an empty venue.

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5 Songs To Discover In San Diego In September

Sept. 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

We're listening to new music from Belladon, Puerto, AC Braxton, Soft Kill and the Beirut-based Postcards.

The San Diego Symphony is now housed in the Jac...

San Diego Symphony Cancels Rest Of 2020 Schedule, Looks To 2021

Sept. 1
By City News Service

The San Diego Symphony canceled the remainder of its 2020 season Tuesday as COVID-19-related closures drag on, with some performances canceled through May 2021.

From left to right. Dummer Alex Garcia, vocalis...

Summer Music: Thee Sacred Souls Bring 'Souldies' To San Diego

Aug. 27
By Kurt Kohnen, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego-based trio only started playing a year ago. But by their second show, they were signed to the same label that backed Amy Winehouse and Sharon Jones.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Books, Surf Rock, New Dance And Myth

Aug. 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for art and culture this weekend include the San Diego Festival of Books, Puerto livestreaming from the Casbah stage, The Rosin Box's August Series and a tapestry by Carlos Castro Arias.

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